Colorado House Passes Two Housing Bills

April 25, 2019

(Apr. 25) – The House gave preliminary approval to two bills that would expand the supply of affordable housing and hold landlords accountable. HB19-1322, sponsored by Rep. Dylan Roberts, D-Avon, and Rep Perry Will, R-New Castle, will expand funding for affordable housing statewide. Under this bill, money will come from the State Treasurer from the

Gov Polis Signs Titone and Gonzales-Gutierrez’s Bill to Help Renters

April 25, 2019

(Apr. 25) – Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Brianna Titone and Rep. Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez to protect renters from unnecessarily high rental application fees. “Unchecked rental application fees that are too high for families and seniors struggling with the rising cost of living have exacerbated our affordable housing crisis,” said Rep. Brianna

House Approves Bill to Improve Mental Health Access for Kids

April 25, 2019

More than one million Coloradans experience mental health or a substance use crisis each year (Apr. 25) – The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would increase access to mental health services for children. Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet’s bill would create a pilot program that provides a social worker in participating schools to